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Becca L
Member Since: May 8, 2014
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Next Year, Aim for Communication & Clarity of Cloud Apps
News  |  12/30/2014  | 
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Enterprises will better manage their cloud exposure by offering enterprise versions of consumer applications and alternative apps vetted by security.
Universities Increasing Programs for Data Scientists
News  |  12/29/2014  | 
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Investment in big data continues to increase, but it all means squat if there's no talent to program the tools, analyze the results, and create business value. Universities are responding by creating programs to train a generation of data scientists in technical and business capabilities.
2015 Prediction: FinServ & Regulators Will See Opportunity in Internet of Things
Commentary  |  12/23/2014  | 
The Internet of Things still seems a bit foreign to capital markets, but next year may be the start of conversations, investment, and regulations on how firms can incorporate the world of sensor data.
As Market Matures, Fintech Startup Winners Will Emerge in 2015
News  |  12/23/2014  | 
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Financial technology startups have boomed in recent years, and the time is ripe for some market leaders to emerge, while others will get acquired or simply disappear.
Financial Firms to Struggle With Growing Social Infrastructure in 2015
News  |  12/22/2014  | 
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Social media infrastructure in financial services will grow dramatically in the coming year, putting pressure on IT and compliance to shed manual processes and use scalable technology.
Verifying Behavior, Not Input, to Detect Sophisticated Attacks
Commentary  |  12/11/2014  | 
Understanding how users interact with the touch points with biometric information is an increasingly important part of digital security.
5 Common Misconceptions About BYOD
Commentary  |  12/8/2014  | 
These are the five most common myths about BYOD, according to Vox Mobile's Andrew Bisesi.
The Digital Trends for Data-Driven Markets in 2015 & Beyond
Commentary  |  12/3/2014  | 
Top marketing trends for social, mobile, advertising, and digital analytics, according to Teradata's Michael Lummus
Comment: Cultural differences - Becca L - 11/30/2014
Comment: Happy Days - Becca L - 11/30/2014
Comment: unique approach - Becca L - 11/30/2014
Comment: Which came first - Becca L - 11/30/2014
Comment: Re: HFT - Becca L - 11/30/2014
Comment: Re: HFT - Becca L - 11/30/2014
Comment: Re: HFT - Becca L - 11/30/2014
Comment: Birds Eye View - Becca L - 11/30/2014
Comment: Re: Security Strategy - Becca L - 11/30/2014
Comment: Your Poor Printer - Becca L - 11/29/2014
Comment: Advanced Excel skills - Becca L - 11/29/2014
SEC Examinations: What to Expect When the SEC Is on Its Way
Commentary  |  11/26/2014  | 
Theodore Eichenlaub highlights trends in SEC expectations and how to approach a risk assessment of your compliance program.
Comment: Re: Kidding Themsevles - Becca L - 11/25/2014
Comment: Re: Kidding Themsevles - Becca L - 11/25/2014
Comment: Re: Kidding Themsevles - Becca L - 11/25/2014
Wirehouses May See More Independent BDs as Retention Packages Expire
Commentary  |  11/25/2014  | 
Retention bonuses are expiring, leaving brokerages vulnerable to attrition. Is access to technology making it easier for brokers to go independent?
'Enlightened' Non-IT Execs More Likely To Run Secure Organization
Commentary  |  11/21/2014  | 
Do senior executives understand their role in data security? On the whole, unsurprisingly, no.
Citibank Brazil Deploys Award-Winning BPM Solution: Now What?
Commentary  |  11/19/2014  | 
Citibank Brazil automated commercial customer onboarding and reduced cycle time by 70%. But how can a global organization harness the successes of its islands of solutions?
Stop Using Spreadsheets for Disclosure Management, Says Linedata
Commentary  |  11/17/2014  | 
The rules for aggregating and calculating disclosures vary tremendously across global jurisdictions, getting well ahead of traditional approaches. Interest in automated solutions rises.
Aequitas Approved: Canadian Regs Green-Light Anti-Predatory HFT Exchange
Commentary  |  11/17/2014  | 
The newly approved Aequitas exchange wants to correct unfair advantages given to HFTs over retail investors. Competition had prompted TMX Group to plan a similarly minded relaunch of the Alpha exchange. But is the devil in the details?
Enterprise Exposure to Cloud Apps Rises, Security Controls Spread Thin
News  |  11/12/2014  | 
The average number of cloud services used in financial services has jumped to 844. Security risks are greater than many perceived. Can IT keep up?
Technology & Compliance Biggest Setback in Social Strategy
Commentary  |  11/10/2014  | 
Wells Fargo says better social aggregation and search technology will help financial firms put their people back into the social realm.
OptionsCity To Launch Customizable Trading Experience
Commentary  |  10/31/2014  | 
The Metro Now platform breaks tools down into downloadable build or buy widgets for faster deployment and a more customized trading style.
Comment: All in Good Time - Becca L - 10/30/2014
Comment: Re: No winners - Becca L - 10/30/2014
Comment: Re: Lehman's Influence - Becca L - 10/30/2014
Comment: Re: big focus - Becca L - 10/30/2014
Comment: Re: Lehman's Influence - Becca L - 10/30/2014
Comment: Re: social media - Becca L - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: The Big data race - Becca L - 10/29/2014
Comment: Did someone say bubble? - Becca L - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: Shared services - Becca L - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: a big move - Becca L - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: Shared services - Becca L - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: long wait - Becca L - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: Interesting - Becca L - 10/29/2014
Comment: Numbers dont lie - Becca L - 10/29/2014
Survey Shows an Urgency to Automate the Back Office
Commentary  |  10/29/2014  | 
Confluence reports numbers are trending up across the board when discussing the need to automate back-office processes.
The Sentient Enterprise: Data Driven as a Strategy, Not a Tactic
Commentary  |  10/28/2014  | 
Can capital markets take a tip from front-to-back-office customer execution efficiencies and apply it to the investment process?
Whatís Next in News Analytics: Not Social, Not Yet
Commentary  |  10/27/2014  | 
News sentiment analysis has come a long way, but it's still difficult to incorporate trusted social media data.
Shared Reporting Services on the Horizon, Genpact Predicts
Commentary  |  10/24/2014  | 
The financial services industry is starting to adopt shared services, resulting in reasonable impacts to the bottom line. Genpact expects a push for reporting efficiency will come next.
Comment: Re: hot - Becca L - 10/22/2014
Comment: Re: social media - Becca L - 10/21/2014
New York FinTech Innovation Lab Calls for New Entrepreneurial Applicants
Commentary  |  10/21/2014  | 
Wells Fargo joins 14 other major financial institutions providing mentoring and guidance to the six chosen startups.
Teradata Highlights 'Data Driven' Strategy at PARTNERS 2014
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
In-memory efficiency and tools to identify contextual relationships across systems take center stage at Teradata annual PARTNERS conference.
Managing Social Media Risk Strategy: Technology Can Only Go So Far
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Advanced analytical technologies are an important part of a social media risk management strategy, an Accenture report says, but the technology must be balanced with training and procedures.
4 Takeaways From Caplin's Mobile Trading Study
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Don't have a mobile trading offering? Your excuse is invalid.
Application Whitelisting Increasingly Applied in Cyber Security
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Innovations in application whitelisting solutions are helping IT teams more efficiently and flexibly automate and manage lists of approved applications.
Only 23% of Buy Side Can Perform Intraday Calculations
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
According to a SimCorp poll, 83% of buy-side respondents place a high importance on the ability to perform intraday calculations, but only 23% are able to perform these calculations.
Innovation Is Job One At Fidelity Labs
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Fidelity Labs has a long history of investing in technologies ahead of the business case. Sean Belka has taken up the mantle.
FATCA Compliance Still Global Nightmare
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
In a survey of finance executives, 67% report that the complexity of FATCA requirements is the top hurdle to achieving compliance.
A Digital Revolution of Wealth Management
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Digital advisory solutions are helping advisers with back-end efficiencies and client-facing platforms so they can focus on their core business.
First Cryptography Advisory Board Formed for Cloud Security
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
Skyhigh Networks assembles a board of cryptography experts to consider a range of academically vetted cryptographic solutions that do not reduce functionality.
Customer Focus Is More Important Than On-Budget
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
At TIAA-CREF, the best-built system or platform that hits all business deliverables is useless if the customers donít love the functionality.
Comment: Re: what has changed? - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Re: Taking Chances - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Re: Taking Chances - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Stretched thin - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Re: Privacy first - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Need to control - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Re: what has changed? - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Re: playing catch up - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Time to rally - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Re: Adoption rate? - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Re: still hesitant - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Re: still hesitant - Becca L - 9/30/2014
Comment: Big Data Still Big - Becca L - 9/30/2014

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